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5 AWESOME Mini Movies
HoloGlobe: Sea Surface Temperature Anomaly on a Globe
This is one of a series of animations that were produced to be part of the narrated video shown in the HoloGlobe exhibit at the Smithsonian Museum of Natural History and the Earth Today exhibit at the Smithsonian Air and Space Museum.
Where do all the salmon go, and making CO2 bricks
This week in the Planet Earth Podcast: how scientists are using fish scales to figure out why the UK salmon population is falling; and how carbon dioxide emissions from power stations could be used to make household bricks.
Free Math Help for teachers and students Freemathhelp.com is a really useful resource for teachers and students who are seeking that little bit of extra knowledge in a specific area of maths such as Algebra, Geometry, trig, Calculus and Statisitics. Math Lessons
Freemathhelp.com is a really useful resource for teachers and students who are seeking that little bit of extra knowledge in a specific area of maths such as Algebra, Geometry, trig, Calculus and Statisitics.
Everything you wanted know about famous explorers Enchanted Learning has a great collection and timeline of famous explorers throughout history. It is very easy to locate explorers by region or time period. This information is really pitched at primary / elementary students and very easy for teachers to gain an understanding
Enchanted Learning has a great collection and timeline of famous explorers throughout history. It is very easy to locate explorers by region or time period. This information is really pitched at primary / elementary students and very easy for teachers to gain an understanding
Student Mentors Teach Game Design
In Be The Game, high school students mentor peers and use game design as a tool for teaching science, technology, engineering, and math, and the program's high tech bus travels to locations where tech facilities are not available. GlossarySTEM (science, technology, engineering, and mathematics): The four academic disciplines considered the core technological underpinnings of an advanced society, according to the National Research Council and the National Science Foundation.Game Maker:
This patient education program explains the causes and types of anthrax. It also reviews the symptoms, diagnosis, treatment, and prevention of anthrax through vaccination and awareness of bioterrorism. This resource is a MedlinePlus Interactive Health Tutorial from the National Library of Medicine, designed and developed by the Patient Education Institute.
Journey North: A Global Study of Wildlife Migration and Seasonal Change
Journey North engages students in a global study of wildlife migration and seasonal change. K-12 students become involved in citizen science and share their own field observations with classmates across North America. They track the coming of the seasons through the migration patterns of monarch butterflies, robins, hummingbirds, whooping cranes, gray whales, bald eagles— and other birds and mammals; the budding of plants; changing sunlight; and other natural events. Find migration maps, pictu
Landsat 7: Remote Sensing Environmental Problems
This educational brief presents a discussion of how the Landsat project has been able to provide data on environmental changes and potential problems. Topics include a short history of the project, an overview of the sorts of environmental issues Landsat satellites are able to "see" from space, and a brief description of ground truthing and how it supports remotely sensed data.
Wat zoekt u?: in het Frans luisteren naar de wensen van klanten
Op het einde van deze les kun je: Het gepaste logement kiezen aan de hand van mondelinge informatie per telefoon of in een gesprek.
The Buffalo and Native Americans (1:52)
There is no narration with this video, simply a series of interesting facts about the subject. The buffalo was an essential part of Native American life, used in everything from religious rituals to teepee construction and this is shown in this video slideshow.
Internet Resources for Telescope Viewing
Internet Resources for Telescope Viewing. Part of the series: How to Use Telescopes. The internet can help telescope enthusiasts have fun exploring the night sky, seeing satellites or keeping up with astronomy. Learn internet resources for home telescope viewing from an astronomer. (02:39)
ar - Phase 3 Digraphs
The ar grapheme makes a vowel sound and is therefore considered a
vowel digraph. Learn some ar words in this clip. A learning activity with this clip would be for children can point out the ar grapheme in the words.
Elephants shower Toot, a pink piglet, with water. Simple color animation with music, voices. Site includes tabs to more information on "Characters" and "Learning Goals." (0:46)
Giving in the Digital World
For charitable organizations and initiatives, the Internet provides the opportunity to reach more people in more direct and personal ways. Are they grasping this opportunity? Following on the earthquake in Haiti in January 2010, generous individuals around the world used their mobile phones to make more than $40 million in gifts to aid organisations. More than $1 billion in gifts came in the next four weeks, a large percentage of which was donated online. But the real stories of how digital tec
The Taking of Coast to Coast
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Fire destroys Richard Branson's Caribbean retreat
Aug. 22 - Kate Winslet was among a group who fled from a fire at Richard Branson's holiday retreat on Necker Island in the British Virgin Islands. Rough Cut (no reporter narration).